senate Bill S869

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides electronic toll collection discounts for certain fuel efficient vehicles

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S869 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง389, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2646A
2009-2010: S857

S869 - Summary

Provides electronic toll collection discounts for certain fuel efficient vehicles.

S869 - Sponsor Memo

S869 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   869

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to providing
  electronic toll collection discounts for certain fuel efficient  vehi-
  cles

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 389 to read as follows:
  S  389.  GREEN  E-ZPASS  DISCOUNT. 1. ANY PERSON WHO HAS AN ELECTRONIC
TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM ACCOUNT WITH THE AUTHORITY SHALL  RECEIVE  A  TEN
PERCENT  DISCOUNT  ON  TOLLS INCURRED ON NEW YORK STATE TOLL ROADS FOR A
MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH HAS A HIGHWAY MPG  FUEL  EFFICIENCY  OF  THIRTY-FIVE
MILES  PER  GALLON OR HIGHER. SUCH DISCOUNT SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE "GREEN
E-ZPASS DISCOUNT".
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  A. "ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN A SYSTEM OF COLLECT-
ING TOLLS OR CHARGES WHICH IS CAPABLE OF CHARGING AN ACCOUNT HOLDER  THE
APPROPRIATE  TOLL OR CHARGE BY TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION FROM AN ELEC-
TRONIC DEVICE ON A MOTOR VEHICLE TO THE TOLL LANE, WHICH INFORMATION  IS
USED TO CHARGE THE ACCOUNT THE APPROPRIATE TOLL OR CHARGE; AND
  B.  "HIGHWAY  MPG  FUEL EFFICIENCY" MEANS THE HIGHWAY MILES PER GALLON
FUEL EFFICIENCY ESTIMATE PROVIDED BY AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS AND PRINT-
ED ON THE FUEL ECONOMY LABEL AFFIXED TO A WINDOW ON A NEW MOTOR  VEHICLE
PURSUANT   TO   THE  REGULATIONS  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION AGENCY (40 CFR 600 ET.SEQ.).
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation  of  this  act on its effective date is authorized to be made and
completed on or before such date.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.